The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) will organise a three-day fair in the national capital exhibiting handmade artifacts and household items brought from various parts of the country, from February 2.
The exhibition-cum-fair is being organised by the wives welfare association of the force. It will showcase a variety of items like brassware, silk and woolen items, cane furniture, bamboo products, wooden sculptures among others.
The fair will be inaugurated by Savitri Singh, wife of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on February 2 at the Old JNU campus in south Delhi.
President of the SSB wives' welfare association, Gita Mishra, wife of SSB chief R K Mishra, said the proceeds generated from the event would be used for the welfare of the families of jawans and officers.
She said the fair 'Sandiksha' aims to provide a platform for promoting handicrafts, cuisine and culture of border regions, especially where the force is deployed.
Special programmes by the armed forces' band will regale the visitors in the evenings.
The Sashastra Seema Bal guards the Indian frontiers with Nepal and Bhutan.
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